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What Really Causes Inflation?

Featuring Jamie McDonald

May 10, 2021 • 16 minutes

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Investor Tutorials

What Really Causes Inflation?

Inflation is one of the most discussed but also most misunderstood topics in finance and economics.

Featuring Jamie McDonald

May 10, 2021 • 16 minutes

Inflation is one of the most discussed but also most misunderstood topics in finance and economics. Considering the number of people who have devoted their careers to predicting, generating, or controlling inflation only to fail at doing so, if there’s one thing we know for certain, it's that there is no consensus about what causes it. In this episode of "Investor Tutorials", Jamie McDonald, former portfolio manager at Point72, breaks down what we do and don’t know about this mysterious economic force and examines inflation’s often-cited causes, different forms, and its consequences, whether they be good, bad, or ugly. Show More

Investor Tutorials is designed to help investors better understand critical market, financial, business, and economic concepts. From the largely unknown to the chronically misunderstood, we focus on ideas the mastery of which will add serious value to investors' decision-making process.

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Investor Tutorials is designed to help investors better understand critical market, financial, business, and economic concepts. From the largely unknown to the chronically misunderstood, we focus on ideas the mastery of which will add serious value to investors' decision-making process.

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